Paul Santoyo III Death – Cause of Death – On Thursday, 9th of December 2021, county authorities identified the victim who died in a Bellflower shooting as Paul Santoyo III. Reports states that the shooting also injured two people. The name of the deceased victim of the triple shooting was released by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office. Authorities said they responded to a call at 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, 7th of December 2021 in regards to a smoke shop on the 17100 block of Bellflower Boulevard north of the 91 Freeway.
Upon arrival, they located Santoyo with gunshot wounds to the upper torso. Investigations disclosed that a gunman entered the store and shot the three victims. The other two victims, a woman in her late 20s and another in her early 30s, were both shot in the leg and were rushed to a hospital, where they were both listed in critical but stable condition. The police said the suspect is a male who ran away before the police arrived. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information about these shootings is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.